Oct. 24, 2020—Prescription drug coverage is included with both health plan options for 2021 benefits, but costs apply differently depending on which plan you choose. You should evaluate your prescriptions costs and determine the price you will pay under each plan.
Oct. 16, 2020—Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity for you to elect the benefits that best meet your needs. All benefits-eligible employees should complete Open Enrollment from Oct. 19 through Nov. 2 for calendar year 2021 benefits.
Oct. 13, 2020—Vanderbilt University’s health insurance provider, Aetna, is now offering televideo counseling services. Televideo services give you the opportunity to meet with a behavioral health provider on your schedule.
Oct. 7, 2020—Learn more about benefit changes and Vanderbilt University's new price transparency tool at the 2021 Open Enrollment Benefits Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 10 to 11 a.m. CST.
Oct. 5, 2020—The Open Enrollment website is now live with the most up-to-date information for your 2021 benefits options. Get to know your options now in preparation for enrolling on My VU Benefits between 8 a.m. Oct. 19 and 11:59 p.m. Nov. 2.
Sep. 30, 2020—Monthly health insurance payroll premiums for 2021 benefits are now available. Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. on Oct. 19 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Nov 2.
Sep. 28, 2020—Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. on Oct. 19 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Nov 2. Elections are effective Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 2021. One thing you can do now to prepare for Open Enrollment is get your VUnetID and password ready.
Sep. 9, 2020—Healthcare Bluebook, an online price comparison tool for health care services, is free for Vanderbilt benefits-enrolled faculty, staff and their dependents beginning Sept. 15.
Aug. 23, 2020—During Open Enrollment for 2021 benefits, Vanderbilt will offer two distinct types of tax-advantaged plans to help pay for health care costs on a pre-tax basis: the Health Savings Account for employees electing the Choice CDHP, and the health care Flexible Spending Account for employees electing the Select PPO or waiving coverage.
Aug. 11, 2020—Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to elect the benefits that best meet your needs. All benefits-eligible employees should complete Open Enrollment Oct. 19–Nov. 2 for calendar year 2021 benefits.
Aug. 10, 2020—All fully benefits-eligible faculty and staff are required to make an active plan selection during this year's Open Enrollment for 2021 coverage. Employees will not automatically default into their current plan if no action is taken.
Jul. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt provides a basic life insurance policy in an amount equal to your annual salary. Supplemental life insurance is coverage that you purchase in addition to the standard life insurance offered by the university. In reviewing your family’s financial needs, you may determine that supplemental life insurance is right for you.